Silvia Corvera, MD, professor, chair in Diabetes Research, UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA.
Susan Fried, PhD, professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; director of Translational Adipose Biology and Obesity in the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.
Cleveland Clinic: “Adipose Tissue (Body Fat).”
The Nutrition Source, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: “Body Fat.”
Journal of Obesity: “Obesity, Adipose Tissue, and Inflammation Answered in Questions.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Adiponectin.”
Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School: “What are the different types of body fat?” “Taking Aim at Body Fat.”
Nature Medicine: “Human ‘brite/beige’ adipocytes develop from capillary networks, and their implantation improve metabolic homeostasis in mice,” “Brown Adipose Tissue is Associated with Cardiometabolic Health.”
Cell: “What We Talk About When We Talk About Fat.”
Diabetes & Metabolism Journal: “Brown Fat and Browning for Treatment of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders.”
International Journal of Obesity: “Distinct opposing associations of upper and lower body fat depots with metabolic and cardiovascular disease risk markers.”
Molecular Aspects of Medicine: “Adipose Tissue Heterogeneity: Implications of Depot Differences in Adipose Tissue for Obesity Complications.”
Journal of the Endocrine Society: “Fat Distribution in Women is Associated with Depot-Specific Transcriptomic Signatures and Chromatin Structure.”
Journal of the American Heart Association: “Sex Differences in the Association of Body Composition and Cardiovascular Mortality.”
World Health Organization: “Waist Circumference and Waist-Hip Ratio: Report of a WHO Expert Consultation.”
CDC: “Assessing Your Weight.”